INDEX

INDEX
STANDING COMMITTEES

SESSION 1971–72

STANDING COMMITTEE C

Page
NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE (FAMILY PLANNING) AMENDMENT BILL 1
NIGHT ASSEMBLIES BILL 3
MATRIMONIAL PROCEEDINGS (POLYGAMOUS MARRIAGES) BILL 7
POLICE BILL 9
TRADING REPRESENTATIONS (DISABLED PERSONS) AMENDMENT BILL 11
AFFILIATION PROCEEDINGS (AMENDMENT) (NO. 2) BILL 13
EMPLOYED PERSONS (SAFETY) BILL 15
EMPLOYMENT (HOLIDAY EXTENSION AND EARLY RETIREMENT) BILL 17
HISTORIC CHURCHES PRESERVATION BILL 19
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES (UNIT PRICING) BILL 21

STANDING COMMITTEE D (Part I)

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (AMENDMENT) BILL [Lords] 23
NATIONAL INSURANCE BILL 27
LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL—See volumes IV and V

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE (FAMILY PLANNING) AMENDMENT BILL

Standing Committee C

A

Abse, Mr. Leo:

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 3–4, 5, 6–12, 13–14, 15–20, 22–3, 28, 32, 36, 39, 40, 43, 47–8, 55, 63, 69, 78–80, 81. 82–8, 89–90, 93, 101–7, 108, 109–11, 112, 126, 127–9, 130, 134, 138, 139.

Amendment, 3.

Withdrawn, 90.

Reports to be made and records to be kept by local health authorities, 191.

Alison, Mr. Michael, Under-Secretary of State for Social Services:

Expenses and receipts, 176–8.

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 21–2, 23, 24, 25–7, 39, 47, 49, 55, 75–7, 111–14. 115, 116–17, 155, 157–9, 160–1.

Reports to be made and records to be kept by local health authorities, 188–9.

B

Biggs-Davison, Mr. John:

Chairman, Thanks to, 195–6.

Expenses and receipts, 169–72, 173, 179–80, 181–2.

Expiry, 184–6, 187.

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 11. 14, 20, 22. 31, 34–9, 60, 75, 78, 99, 118, 121–2, 124, 149, 150–3, 154–5.

Reports to be made and records to be kept by local health authorities, 189–90, 194.

Bill:

As amended, to be reported, 193–5.

C

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

Member, Members:

Cannot interrupt if the Member who is speaking does not give way, 140.

Cannot speak on the Clause after the Question has been put, 187.

Must not merely repeat what he said at our last sitting, 157.

Must not anticipate any future legislation or ask about legislation, 48.

Must not anticipate anybody's Amendent other than his own, 5.

Must relate his remarks more closely to the Amendment, 36, 50, 59, 64, 82, 84, 89, 101, 166, 169, 175, 179, 180.

Must relate his remarks to the Clause. 136, 153, 192.

Must resume his seat, 93.

Must return to the Question, 133, 134.

Thanks to, 195–6.

Clause 1:

(Provision of voluntary vasectomy services): 3–164.

Amendments, 3–128.

Negatived, 128.

Withdrawn, 90.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 127–64; Agreed to, 164.

Clause 2:

(Expenses and receipts): 163–82.

Amendment, 163–82.

Negatived, 182.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 181–2; Agreed to, 182.

Clause 3:

(Short title): 181–2.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 182; Agreed to, 182.

Clauses, New, No. 1:

(Expiry): 181–7.

Brought up and 1R*, 181; 2R negatived, 181–7.

Clauses, New, No. 2:

(Expenses and receipts): 163.

Clauses, New, No. 3:

(Reports to be made and records to be kept by local health authorities): 187–93.

Brought up and 1R*, 187; 2R and added to the Bill, 188–93.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 51–2, 95–6, 141–2, 185–6, 195–6.

Sittings, 3.

D

Divisions:

Expenses and receipts, 181–2.

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 127–8, 163–4.

Reports to be made and records to be kept by local health authorities, 193–4.

Short title, 181–2.

F

Fell, Mr. Anthony:

Expenses and receipts, 163–5, 166–7, 174–6, 177.

Amendment, 163.

Negatived, 182.

Expiry, 2R Motion, 181–4, 187.

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 14, 17, 20, 24–5, 28, 48, 49–50, 53–62, 63, 64–5, 67–8, 77, 88–9, 90, 93, 96, 97–8, 99–101, 114–16, 118, 126, 131, 132–8, 139, 140, 144, 152, 154, 155–7, 161.

Reports to be made and records to be kept by local health authorities, 190–1, 192–3. 194.

Finsberg, Mr. Geoffrey:

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 4, 8, 37, 41, 107, 109, 137, 140, 143–6, 149–50.

Reports to be made and records to be kept by local health authorities, 2R Motion, 188, 191.

H

Houghton, Mr. Douglas:

Expenses and receipts, 165–6, 167–9.

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 4, 5, 16, 27–34, 86, 90, 91–6, 128, 132, 137, 138–40.

Amendment, 90.

Agreed to, 128.

K

Kinnock, Mr. Neil:

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 15, 25, 66–7, 68–72.

P

Pardoe, Mr. John:

Expenses and receipts, 170, 172–3, 174, 179, 180.

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 15, 16, 17, 18, 37, 38, 163–4.

Pavitt, Mr. Laurie:

Expenses and receipts, 165, 172, 176, 180.

Expiry, 183.

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 12, 19, 49, 72–4, 75, 81, 87, 134, 147–9, 153–4, 155.

S

Sinclair, Sir George:

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 4, 146–7, 151.

Reports to be made and records to be kept by local health authorities, 191, 192.

Stuttaford, Dr. Tom:

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 50, 64, 77–8, 80–1, 98, 100, 101, 107, 116, 124–5, 129–30, 131, 133, 156, 157.

Summerskill, Dr. Shirley:

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 12, 39–41, 62–3, 124, 125–7.

W

Whitehead, Mr. Phillip:

Chairman, Thanks to, 195.

Expenses and receipts, 171, 178–9.

Provision of voluntary vasectomy services, 7, 10, 11, 12–13, 16, 20, 35, 41–7, 48, 50, 56, 58, 69, 70, 82, 106, 108–9, 117–18, 119–22, 125, 135, 159, 161–3.

Reports to be made and records to be kept by local health authorities, 189, 193–4.

NIGHT ASSEMBLIES BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

As amended to be reported, 298.

Boscawen, Mr. Robert:

Appeals, 274.

Approved code of practice, 296.

Committee Sittings, 194.

Local Authorities and statutory undertakers, 283.

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 30, 40–4, 52, 103, 128, 133, 134–5, 136, 238–9, 245–6.

C

Carter, Mr. Ray:

Approved code of practice, 289, 290–1.

Committee Sittings, 148, 157–61, 162–5, 166, 167–71, 176–7, 178, 180, 181, 182–3, 190, 192.

Power of Local Authority, 253–4, 255–6.

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 44–5, 46, 47–9, 50–2, 53, 54, 55, 56–8, 64, 67, 75–6, 79–80, 83, 85, 92, 104, 107, 108, 113, 126, 130, 136–7, 138, 139, 140–2, 199–201, 202–3, 204–5, 206–9. 210–11, 213, 217, 227–8, 243–4, 246–7.

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

Amendments:

Adequate notice to be given of, 3.

Discussing of together, 3–4, 93, 100, 197, 223, 229, 230, 231, 256, 261, 275.

Cannot have two Members on their feet at once, 97–8.

Chair has no powers to compel a Minister to lay papers before the Committee, 187.

Clauses, discussing of together, 248, 285, 287.

If the hon. Member persists in repetition of Second Reading arguments I shall have to order him to resume his seat, 55–6, 58.

Member, Members:

Cannot anticipate the Amendment, 117, 129.

Cannot discuss the merits or demerits of the Bill, 159.

Cannot go further to a point of order which is not a point of order, 176.

Conferring with Ministers or others in seeking advice, 161, 162.

Must not interrupt from a sitting position, 126.

To restrict his remarks to the Amendment, 8, 14, 16–17, 20, 34, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54–6, 60–1, 64, 107, 111, 133, 135, 139, 140, 141, 202, 203, 204, 209, 214, 226, 227.

To restrict his remarks to the Clause, 246, 251.

To restrict his remarks to the Sittings Motion, 165, 166, 174, 175, 177, 178, 181, 182, 183, 184.

Motion to Adjourn not now acceptable, 199.

Not a point of order, 77, 78, 79, 85, 180, 182, 183, 185, 186, 193.

Not to anticipate new Clause No. 10, 253.

The Closure having been moved and carried, no point of order arises, 91–2.

Too much intervention from a sitting position, 64.

Thanks to, 298–300.

Clause 1:

(Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air): 3–98, 100–42, 197–247.

Amendments, 3–98, 100–42, 197–244.

Agreed to, 229, 231, 236, 244.

Made, 236.

Negatived, 92, 94.

Withdrawn, 223.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 244–7; Agreed to, 247.

Clause 2:

(Power of Local Authority): 248–56.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 248–56; Disagreed to, 256.

Clause 3:

(Recovery of expenses): 256–8.

Amendments, 256–8.

Agreed to, 258.

Made, 258.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 258; Agreed to, 258.

Clause 4:

(Offences): 261–6.

Amendments, 261–6.

Agreed to, 266.

Made, 266.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 266.

Clause 5:

(Appeals): 266–75.

Amendment, 266–75.

Agreed to, 275.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 275.

Clause 6:

(Local Authorities and statutory undertakers): 275–85.

Amendments, 275–85.

Agreed to, 285.

Negatived, 284.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 285.

Clause 7:

(Power to repeal or amend local Acts): 285.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 285; Agreed to, 285.

Clause 8:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 285.

Clauses, New, No. 8:

(Control of night assemblies by Local Authorities): 248–56, 285–6.

Brought up and 1R*. 285–6; 2R and added to the Bill, 286.

Clauses, New, No. 9:

(Local Authority approval at shorter notice): 248–56, 286–8.

Brought up and 1R*, 286–8; 2R* and added to the Bill, 288.

Clauses, New, No. 10: (Approved code of practice): 287–98.

Brought up and 1R*, 287; 2R and added to the Bill, 287–98.

Clauses, New, No. 11:

(Power of Secretary of State to exempt organisations from this Act): 236–44, 298.

Brought up and 1R*, 298; 2R* and added to the Bill, 298.

Cocks, Mr. Michael:

Committee Sittings, 155.

Local Authorities and statutory undertakers, 281.

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 4–7, 8–9, 85, 86–7, 91.

Amendment, 4.

Negatived, 92.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 45–6, 97–8, 143–4, 195–6, 219–20, 221–2, 259–60, 299–300.

Sittings, 3, 145–96, 222.

Crouch, Mr. David:

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 18, 19, 20–2, 25, 27, 28–9, 38, 51, 55, 58, 88–9, 91, 96, 97, 207, 208, 211, 212, 213–14, 215, 225, 233–4, 242–3.

D

Davidson, Mr. Arthur:

Appeals, 268–9, 271.

Approved code of practice, 291–4, 297–8.

Chairman, Thanks to, 299–300.

Committee Sittings, 161, 165–6, 176, 177–8, 181, 182.

Offences, 263–5.

Power of Local Authority, 251–2, 253, 255.

Power to repeal or amend local Acts, 286.

Recovery of expenses, 257–8.

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 15, 19, 24–8, 29–30, 31–3, 35, 37, 39, 45, 48, 59, 60, 62–3, 68, 77, 82–3, 93, 117, 120, 123–5, 126–7, 128, 129–30, 131–3, 139, 142, 203–4, 224, 225–7, 230, 231, 234, 239–40, 244, 245.

Amendment, 93.

Negatived, 94.

Davis, Mr. Terry:

Committee Sittings, 193–6.

Local Authorities and statutory undertakers, 279–80.

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 43, 44, 58–60, 61, 62, 63, 64–5, 74, 87–8, 89–91, 237–8.

Divisions:

Committee Sittings, 195–6.

Local Authorities and statutory undertakers, 283–4.

Recovery of expenses, 257–8.

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 91–2, 93–4.

L

Lomas, Mr. Kenneth:

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 31, 41, 60, 199, 201, 203, 206, 212–13, 214, 215, 216.

M

Maddan, Mr. Martin:

Approved code of practice, 296–7.

Committee Sittings, 189–92, 193.

Local Authorities and statutory undertakers, 275–6, 283–4.

Amendment, 275.

Negatived, 284.

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 7, 33–5, 42, 104, 201, 216–19, 220.

O

Oakes, Mr. Gordon:

Committee Sittings, 145–8, 149–57.

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 6, 19, 35–40, 69, 77, 78–9, 96, 119, 128–9.

P

Page, Mr. Graham, Minister for Local Government and Development:

Appeals, 269–72, 273–5.

Approved code of practice, 294–6, 297.

Committee Sittings, 171, 172–3, 174, 175, 176, 177, 183–4, 187–9.

Local Authorities and statutory undertakers, 281–3.

Power of Local Authority, 252–3.

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 54, 65–9, 97, 98, 105–6, 121–2, 123, 197–8, 205, 206, 227, 235, 243.

W

Wellbeloved, Mr. James:

Appeals, 272–3.

Committee Sittings, 3, 155, 160, 161–2, 163, 166–7, 171, 172, 173–6, 178–80, 181–2, 183, 184–7, 190.

Local Authorities and statutory undertakers, 276–7, 278.

Power of Local Authority, 253.

Recovery of expenses, 258.

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 4, 8, 10–16, 17–18, 19, 21, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 31, 42, 45, 49–50, 54, 55, 62, 63–4, 68, 70–1, 73, 77–8, 80, 85, 86, 87, 92, 94, 95–7, 98, 100–5, 106–7, 108–21, 122–3, 131. 135–6, 138–9, 140, 141, 198, 209–10, 214, 216, 227, 232, 233, 235, 240–1, 244–5.

Wells, Mr. John:

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 84, 88.

Wiggin, Mr. Jerry:

Appeals, 266–8.

Amendment, 266.

Agreed to, 275.

Approved code of practice, 2R Motion, 287–9, 292.

Chairman, Thanks to, 298–9.

Committee Sittings, 145, 150, 153, 157, 162, 163, 176, 180, 183, 185, 186, 192, 196.

Local Authorities and statutory undertakers, 280–1, 283–5.

Amendments, 283, 285.

Agreed to, 285.

Offences, 261–3, 265–6.

Amendments, 261, 266.

Agreed to, 266.

Made, 266.

Power of Local Authority, 249–51, 254–5.

Recovery of expenses, 256–7, 258.

Amendments, 256, 258.

Agreed to, 258.

Made, 258.

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 12, 16, 23, 24, 26, 31, 32, 52, 54, 56, 69–70, 71–5, 76–7, 78, 79, 80–2, 83–4, 88, 89, 90, 93–5, 102, 107, 114, 115, 116, 127, 129, 130, 132, 138,

140, 198–9, 214, 215, 223–4, 228–30, 231–2, 233, 234–5, 236–7, 239, 242, 244.

Amendments, 93, 223, 229, 231, 236.

Agreed to, 229, 231, 236, 244.

Made, 236.

Withdrawn, 223.

Woodnutt, Mr. Mark:

Committee Sittings, 164, 165.

Local Authorities and statutory undertakers, 277–9, 280.

Power to repeal or amend local Acts, 285.

Restrictions on large night assemblies in open air, 22–4, 25, 32, 58, 61–2, 73, 89, 108, 111, 112, 119, 124, 126, 138, 209, 241–2, 245.

MATRIMONIAL PROCEEDINGS (POLYGAMOUS MARRIAGES) BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

As amended, to be reported, 11.

Biggs-Davison, Mr. John:

Short title, interpretation and extent, 9–10.

Bishop, Mr. E. S.:

Amendment of S.I. of Nullity of Marriage Act, 1971, 7–8.

C

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

Amendments, discussing of together, 5.

Thanks to, 11–12.

Clause 1:

(Matrimonial relief and declarations of validity in respect of polygamous marriages: England and Wales): 3–5.

Amendment, 3–5.

Agreed to, 5.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 5.

Clause 2:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 5.

Clause 3:

(Amendment of S.I. of Nullity of Marriage Act, 1971): 5–9.

Amendments, 5–7.

Agreed to, 7.

Made, 7.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 7–9; Agreed to, 9.

Clause 4:

(Short title, interpretation and extent): 9–11.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 9–11; Agreed to, 11.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 13–14.

Sittings, 3.

H

Howe, Sir Geoffrey, Solicitor-General:

Amendment of S.I. of Nullity of Marriage Act, 1971, 7, 8–9.

Matrimonial relief and declarations of validity in respect of polygamous marriages: England and Wales, 4–5.

Short title, interpretation and extent, 10–11.

S

Sandelson, Mr. Neville:

Amendment of S.I. of Nullity of Marriage Act, 1971, 5–7.

Amendments, 5, 7.

Agreed to, 7.

Made, 7.

Chairman, Thanks to, 11–12.

Matrimonial relief and declarations of validity in respect of polygamous marriages, 3–4.

Amendment, 3.

Agreed to, 5.

Short title, interpretation and extent, 10.

POLICE BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

To be reported without Amendment, 8.

Buck, Mr. Antony:

Amendment of s. 44 of Police Act 1964, 5–6.

C

Carlisle, Mr. Mark, Minister of State, Home Office:

Amendment of s. 44 of Police Act 1964, 6–8.

Chairman, Thanks to, 8.

Chairman:

Thanks to, 8.

Clause 1:

(Amendment of s. 44 of Police Act 1964): 3–8.

Question that Clause, stand part of the Bill, 3–8; Agreed to, 8.

Clause 2:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 8.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 9–10.

M

Morris, Mr. Alfred:

Amendment of s. 44 of Police Act 1964, 3–5.

Chairman, Thanks to, 8.

TRADING REPRESENTATIONS (DISABLED PERSONS) AMENDMENT BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

As amended, to be reported, 18.

C

Carter-Jones, Mr. Lewis:

Amendment of section 1 of Trading Representations (Disabled Persons) Act 1958, 11.

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

Amendments, discussing of together, 3, 11–12, 16.

Thanks to, 18–20.

Clause 1:

(Amendment of section 1 of Trading Representations (Disabled Persons) Act 1958): 3–18.

Amendments, 3–17.

Agreed to, 11, 16, 17.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 17–18; Agreed to, 18.

Clauses 2 and 3:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 18.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 19–20.

Sittings. 3.

L

Leadbitter, Mr. Ted:

Amendment of section 1 of Trading Representations (Disabled Persons) Act 1958, 6, 7–8.

R

Reed, Mr. David:

Amendment of section 1 of Trading Representations (Disabled Persons) Act 1958, 3–5, 9–10, 11, 12–14, 15, 16–18.

Amendments, 3, 11, 16.

Agreed to, 11, 16, 17.

Chairman, Thanks to, 18–19.

Sale of goods advertised as made by, or sold for, benefit of blind or otherwise disabled persons, 18.

Amendments, 18.

Made, 18.

S

Schedule:

(Sale of goods advertised as made by, or sold for, benefit of blind or otherwise disabled persons): 18.

Amendments, 18.

Agreed to, 18.

Made, 18.

Schedule, as amended, agreed to, 18.

Smith, Mr. Dudley, Secretary of State for

Employment:

Amendment of section 1 of Trading Representations (Disabled Persons) Act 1958. 5. 6–7, 10–11. 15–16. 17.

Chairman, Thanks to, 19–20.

W

Weitzman, Mr. David:

Amendment of section 1 of Trading Representations (Disabled Persons) Act 1958, 5, 8–9, 11, 17.

Wells, Mr. John:

Amendment of section 1 of Trading Representations (Disabled Persons) Act 1958, 10, 14–15.

AFFILIATION PROCEEDINGS (AMENDMENT) (No. 2) BILL

Standing Committee C

A

Abse, Mr. Leo:

Amendment of section 5 of Affiliation Proceedings Act 1957, 2R Motion, 29–31, 32.

Interview by probation or other court officer, 2R Motion, 20–3, 25, 26–7, 28–9.

Powers of court on hearing complaint for affiliation order and on appeal, 6–7.

Procedure on application for, or for variation, revival or revocation of, affiliation order, 12–13. 14.

Proceedings of court on hearing complaint for affiliation order and on appeal, 2R Motion, 16–18, 20.

B

Bill:

As amended, to be reported, 32.

Bishop, Mr. E. S.:

Interview by probation or other court officer, 24–5.

Powers of court on hearing complaint for affiliation order and on appeal, 9–10.

Procedure on application for, or for variation, revival or revocation of, affiliation order, 15.

C

Carlisle, Mr. Mark, Minister of State, Home Office:

Amendment of section 5 of Affiliation Proceedings Act 1957, 31–2.

Chairman. Thanks to, 33–4.

Interview by probation or other court officer, 25–6, 27.

Powers of court on hearing complaint for affiliation order and on appeal, 3–4, 7–9.

Amendment, 3.

Agreed to, 4.

Procedure on application for, or for variation, revival or revocation of, affiliation order, 11–12, 13–15.

Amendment, 11.

Agreed to, 12.

Proceedings to be held in private, 18–20.

Short title, extent and commencement, 15–16.

Amendment, 15.

Made, 15.

Time for application for summons, 10–11.

Amendment, 10.

Agreed to, 11.

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

Member, Members:

Not to anticipate parts of the Bill which are not currently before the Committee, 7.

New Clauses have to be given formal First and Second Readings before they can be debated, 12.

Thanks to, 34.

Clause 1:

(Powers of court on hearing complaint for affiliation order and on appeal): 3–10.

Amendment, 3–4.

Agreed to, 4.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 4–10; Agreed to, 10.

Clause 2:

(Time for application for summons): 10–11.

Amendment, 10–11.

Agreed to, 11.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 11.

Clause 3:

(Procedure on application for, or for variation, revival or revocation of, affiliation order): 11–15.

Amendment, 11–12.

Agreed to, 12.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill. 12–15; Agreed to, 15.

Clause 4:

(Short title, extent and commencement): 15–16.

Amendment, 15–16.

Made, 15.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 16.

Clauses, New, No. 1:

(Proceedings to be held in private): 16–20.

Brought up and 1R*, 16; 2R Motion and Clause, by leave, withdrawn, 16–20.

Clauses, New, No. 2:

(Interview by probation or other court officer): 20–9.

Brought up and 1R*, 20; 2R Motion and Clause, by leave, withdrawn, 20–9.

Clauses, New, No. 3:

(Amendment of section 5 of Affiliation Proceedings Act 1957): 29.

Brought up and 1R*, 29; 2R Motion and Clause, by leave, withdrawn, 29–32.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 33–4.

Sittings. 3.

H

Hardy, Mr. Peter:

Interview by probation or other court officer, 23.

P

Pavitt, Mr. Laurie:

Interview by probation or other court officer, 24.

V

Vickers, Dame Joan:

Chairman, Thanks to, 32–4.

Interview by probation or other court officer, 27–8.

Powers of court on hearing complaint for affiliation order and on appeal, 4–6.

Proceedings to be held in private, 20.

EMPLOYED PERSONS (SAFETY) BILL

Standing Committee C

A

Archer, Mr. Peter:

Provision for safety representatives and safety committees in factories, 33.

B

Bill:

As amended, to be reported, 91.

Brown, Mr. Ronald:

Committee Sittings, 6.

Provision for safety representatives and safety committees in factories, 20.

C

Chairman:

Committee Procedure: Amendments:

Discussing of together, 13, 47, 51, 80,

82, 89. Selection of, 3. Discussion is confined to the Sittings

Motion, 8–9. Member, Members:

To relate his remarks to the Bill, 39.

Clause 1:

(Provision for safety representatives and safety committees in factories): 12–76. Amendments, 12–64. Agreed to, 45, 56. Made, 55.

Negatived, 46, 55, 64. Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 63–76; Agreed to, 75.

Clause 2:

(Functions of safety representatives): 75–82. Amendments, 75–82. Agreed to, 80. Made, 82. Negatived, 79, 82. Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 81.

Clause 3:

(Qualifications of safety representatives, and other incidental matters): 81–8. Amendments, 81–8. Agreed to, 88. Made, 83. Negatived, 84, 86. Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 88.

Clause 4:

(Offences, interpretation and supplementary provisions): 88–90. Amendments, 88–90. Made, 89. Negatived, 90. Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 89.

Clause 5:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 89.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 49–50, 91–2.

Sittings, 3–12.

D

Divisions:

Application to places and operations within the Factories Act 1961 sections 125 to 127, 89–90.

Offences, interpretation and supplementary provisions, 89–90.

G

Golding, Mr. John:

Committee Sittings, 8.

H

Hattersley, Mr. Roy:

Application to places and operations within the Factories Act 1961 sections 125 to 127, 90, 91. Committee Sittings, 3, 6–7. Offences, interpretation and supplementary provisions, 89. Amendment, 89. Made, 89. Provision for safety representatives, 22–7, 28–9, 37, 56, 71–4. Amendments, 45, 55. Agreed to, 46. Made, 55. Qualifications of safety representatives, and other incidental matters, 87, 88. Amendment, 83. Made, 83. Chairman, Thanks to, 91.

Holland, Mr. Philip:

Application to places and operations within the Factories Act 1961 sections 125 to 127, 92. Chairman, Thanks to, 92. Committee Sittings, 4–6, 7, 10. Functions of safety representatives, 76–7, 79, 80–2. Amendments, 79, 80, 82. Made, 82.

Negatived, 79, 80, 82. Offences, interpretation and supplementary provisions, 88. Amendment, 88. Negatived, 90. Provisions for safety representatives and safety committees in factories, 12–14, 15–22, 24, 26, 29, 30, 38, 39, 42, 43, 46, 48, 52–4, 58, 62–5, 67–8, 69, 72, 74. Amendments, 12, 56. Negatived, 46, 55. Qualifications of safety representatives, and other incidental matters, 81, 82–3, 85–7. Amendments, 81, 85. Agreed to, 88. Negatived, 84.

N

Normanton, Mr. Tom:

Application to places and operations within the Factories Act 1961 sections 125 to 127, 90.

Committee Sittings, 11–12.

Functions of safety representatives, 78–9.

Provision for safety representatives and safety committees in factories, 14–15, 16, 18, 23, 27. 39, 41, 42–4, 57, 59–60, 61–2, 65, 66–7, 75–6.

Qualifications of safety representatives, and other incidental matters, 84–5, 87–8.

P

Page, Mr. John:

Committee Sittings, 7–8, 9.

Provision for safety representatives and safety committees in factories, 20, 27, 29, 32, 36, 51, 54–5, 56–9, 60, 61, 69–70, 72, 73, 74.

Amendment, 56.

Negatived, 64.

R

Redmond, Mr. Robert:

Application to places and operations within the Factories Act 1961 sections 125 to 127, 89, 90.

Amendment, 89.

Negatived, 90.

Committee Sittings, 9–11.

Functions of safety representatives, 75–6, 77, 80.

Amendments, 75, 80.

Agreed to, 80.

Negatived, 79.

Provision for safety representatives and safety committees in factories, 33, 36–42, 45–6, 52, 70–1.

Amendment, 47.

Agreed to, 56.

Qualifications of safety representatives, and other incidental matters, 83.

Amendment, 83.

Negatived, 86.

S

Schedule 1:

(Application to places and operations within the Factories Act 1961 sections 125 to 127): 89–91.

Amendment, 89–90.

Negatived, 91.

Schedule agreed to, 91.

Schedule 2:

Agreed to, 91.

Smith, Mr. Dudley, Under-Secretary of State for Employment:

Application to places and operations within the Factories Act 1961 sections 125 to 127, 91–2.

Chairman, Thanks to, 91–2.

Committee Sittings, 3–4.

Functions of safety representatives, 77–8.

Provision for safety representatives and safety committees in factories, 32–3, 34–6, 37, 55, 65, 67, 68, 69.

W

Walker, Mr. Harold:

Provision for safety representatives and safety committees in factories, 60.

Watkins, Mr. David:

Provision for safety representatives and safety committees in factories, 16.

EMPLOYMENT (HOLIDAY EXTENSION AND EARLY RETIREMENT) BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

To be reported, without Amendment, 46.

C

Clause 1:

(Minimum annual holiday period): 3–24.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 3–24; Agreed to, 24.

Clause 2:

(Statutory annual holidays): 24–36.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill 24–36; Agreed to, 36.

Clause 3:

(Pensionable age): 36–46.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 36–46; Agreed to, 46.

Clauses 4 to 6:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 46.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 47–8.

Sittings, 3.

D

Davies, Mr. Ifor:

Minimum annual holiday period, 10–11.

Statutory annual holidays, 35–6.

Davis, Mr. Terry:

Minimum annual holiday period, 21–3.

Statutory annual holidays, 30.

F

Fletcher, Mr. Ted:

Minimum annual holiday period, 12–14.

Statutory annual holidays, 33–4, 35.

H

Hamilton, Mr. William:

Minimum annual holiday period, 6–10, 20.

Pensionable age, 40–1, 42, 43.

Havers, Mr. Michael:

Statutory annual holidays, 36.

Heffer, Mr. Eric S.:

Minimum annual holiday period, 18–21.

Howell, Mr. Denis:

Chairman, Thanks to, 46–7, 48.

Minimum annual holiday period, 3–6, 7, 17.

Pensionable age, 37–40, 41–2.

Statutory annual holidays, 24, 27–9, 30, 31, 32.

M

Mitchell, Mr. R. C.:

Minimum annual holiday period, 7, 20.

Statutory annual holidays, 24–7.

S

Smith, Mr. Dudley, Under-Secretary of State for Employment:

Chairman, Thanks to, 48.

Minimum annual holiday period, 14–18, 20.

Pensionable age, 43–6.

Statutory annual holidays, 25, 30–3, 34.

HISTORIC CHURCHES PRESERVATION BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

So far as amended, to be reported, 46.

Boscawen, Mr. Robert:

Grants for repair of ecclesiastical buildings, 36–7.

C

Clause 1:

(Preservation of environs of ecclesiastical buildings): 3–20.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 3–20; Disagreed to, 20.

Clause 2:

(Appeals against planning permission in conservation areas): 20–6.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 20–6; Disagreed to, 26.

Clause 3:

(Grants for repair of ecclesiastical buildings): 26–46.

Amendment, 26–7.

Agreed to, 27.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 27–46; Disagreed to, 46.

Chapman, Mr. Sydney:

Appeals against planning permission in conservation areas, 21–3.

Grants for repair of ecclesiastical buildings, 39–40.

Preservation of environs of ecclesiastical buildings, 8–10.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 47–8.

Cormack, Mr. Patrick:

Appeals against planning permission in conservation areas, 20–1, 22, 24, 26.

Chairman, Thanks to, 46–8.

Grants for repair of ecclesiastical buildings, 26, 27–31, 42, 45–6.

Amendment, 26.

Agreed to, 27.

Preservation of environs of ecclesiastical buildings, 3–6, 19–20.

D

Draft Special Report:

Brought up, 1R*, 2R* and agreed to, 46.

E

Eyre, Mr. Reginald, Under-Secretary of State for the Environment:

Appeals against planning permission in conservation areas, 25–6.

Grants for repair of ecclesiastical buildings, 26, 31–3.

Preservation of environs of ecclesiastical buildings, 15–19.

L

Lyon, Mr. Alexander W.:

Appeals against planning permission in conservation areas, 23–5.

Grants for repair of ecclesiastical buildings, 43–5.

Preservation of environs of ecclesiastical buildings, 11–15.

M

Money, Mr. Ernie:

Appeals against planning permission in conservation areas, 22.

Grants for repair of ecclesiastical buildings, 37–9.

Preservation of environs of ecclesiastical buildings, 10–11, 19–20.

R

Resolution:

That the Committee do not proceed further with the consideration of the Bill, 46.

S

Spearing, Mr. Nigel:

Preservation of environs of ecclesiastical buildings, 15.

Stainton, Mr. Keith:

3.

Appeals against planning permission in conservation areas, 23, 24.

Grants for repair of ecclesiastical buildings, 26–7, 40–3.

Preservation of environs of ecclesiastical buildings, 6–8, 11.

W

Worsley, Mr. Marcus:

Grants for repair of ecclesiastical buildings, 33–6.

Preservation of environs of ecclesiastical buildings, 15.

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES (UNIT PRICING) BILL

Standing Committee C

B

Bill:

As amended, to be reported, 14.

Braine, Sir Bernard:

Marking of goods, 11–12.

C

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

Amendments, discussing of together, 3.

Clause 1:

(Marking of goods): 3–14.

Amendments, 3–14.

Agreed to, 3.

Made, 3.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 3–14; Agreed to, 14.

Clause 2:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 14.

Cocks, Mr. Michael:

Marking of goods, 12.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 15–16.

Cormack, Mr. Patrick:

Marking of goods, 3–7, 12, 14.

F

Fookes, Miss Janet:

Marking of goods, 11.

N

Noble, Mr. Michael, Minister for Trade: Marking of goods, 7–10, 13–14 .

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (AMENDMENT) BILL [H.L.]

Standing Committee D

A

Allason, Mr. James:

Amendment of provisions relating to approval of structure plans and local plans etc. by Secretary of State, 30–1, 48–9.

Amendments as respects Greater London and neighbouring areas, 89.

Control of demolition in conservation areas in England and Wales, 125, 143.

Provision for withdrawal of structure plans, and as to effect of steps taken in connection with plans withdrawn or not submitted, 17.

Works to preserve listed buildings, 162–3, 172–3.

B

Bill:

As amended, to be reported, 194.

Blenkinsop, Mr. Arthur:

Amendment of provisions relating to approval of structure plans and local plans etc.

by Secretary of State. 54–5, 75–6, 79.

Amendments as respects Greater London and neighbouring areas, 95–7.

Control of demolition in conservation areas in England and Wales, 122–5.

Grants and loans for preservation or enhancement of character or appearance of conservation areas, 150–3, 155.

Provision for joint surveys, reports and structure plans, 3–4, 5, 12.

C

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

A new Clause may be suggested on Report and it is then up to Mr. Speaker to decide whether it shall be selected, 179.

Amendments:

Adequate notice to be given, 3.

Discussing of together, 35, 47, 108–9, 131, 136, 141.

Member, Members:

To restrict his remarks to the New Clause, 173.

Clauses, discussing of together, 80–8, 95.

Thanks to, 194–6.

Chapman, Mr. Sydney:

Amendment of provisions relating to approval of structure plans and local plans etc. by Secretary of State. 35, 38–41, 42.

Control of demolition in conservation areas in England and Wales, 112–16, 128–9, 130–1, 136–7, 138–9, 141–2, 143–4, 145.

Amendments, 128, 136, 141.

Withdrawn, 131, 139, 145.

Minimum compensation in case of building deliberately left derelict, 2R Motion 175–7. 179.

Works to preserve listed buildings, 2R Motion, 158–60, 161, 171–2, 173–4.

Clause 1:

(Provision for joint surveys, reports and structure plans): 3–12.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 3–12; Agreed to, 12.

Clause 2:

(Provision for withdrawal of structure plans, and as to effect of steps taken in connection with plans withdrawn or not submitted): 13–18.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 13–18; Agreed to, 18.

Clause 3:

(Amendment of provisions relating to approval of structure plans and local plans etc. by Secretary of State): 18–80.

Amendments, 18–72.

Agreed to, 23, 68, 72.

Negatived, 66, 68, 70.

Withdrawn, 35.

Question that Clause, as amended, stand part of the Bill, 72–80; Agreed to, 80.

Clause 4:

(Amendments as respects Greater London and neighbouring areas): 80–98.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 90–8; Negatived, 98.

Clause 5:

(Continuance in force of provisions relating to control of office development): 98–108.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 98–108; Agreed to, 108.

Clause 6:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 108.

Clause 7:

(Control of demolition in conservation areas in England and Wales): 108–45.

Amendments, 108–45.

Agreed to, 131, 145.

Negatived, 136.

Withdrawn, 128, 131, 139, 145.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 145.

Clause 8:

(Control of demolition in conservation areas in Scotland): 145–6.

Amendment, 145–6.

Made, 145.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 146.

Clause 9:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 146.

Clause 10:

(Short title, citation, commencement and extent): 146.

Amendments, 146.

Agreed to, 146.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill, 146.

Clauses, New, No. 1:

(Grants and loans for preservation or enhancement of character or appearance of conservation areas): 146–56.

Brought up and 1R*. 146–7; 2R and added to the Bill, 147–56.

Clauses, New, No. 2:

(Amendments as respects planning for London): 80, 156–7.

Brought up and 1R*, 156; 2R and added to the Bill, 157.

Clauses, New, No. 3:

(Works to preserve listed buildings): 157–75.

Brought up and 1R*, 157–8; 2R negatived, 158–75.

Clauses, New, No. 4:

(Minimum compensation in case of building deliberately left derelict): 175–9.

Brought up and 1R*, 175; 2R Motion and Clause, by leave, withdrawn, 175–9.

Clauses, New, No. 5:

(Amendment of provisions relating to control office development): 179–82.

Brought up and 1R*, 179–80; 2R negatived, 180–2.

Clauses, New, No. 6:

(Amendment of provisions relating to alteration of structure plans): 182–5.

Brought up and 1R*, 182–3; 2R negatived, 183–5.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 45–6, 93–4, 139–40, 195–6.

Sittings, 3, 47.

Cooper, Mr. A. E.:

Amendment of provisions relating to alteration of structure plans, 2R Motion, 183.

Amendment of provisions relating to control office development, 2R Motion, 180–1.

Continuance in force of provisions relating to control of office development, 98–100.

Control of demolition in conservation areas in England and Wales, 131–2, 135.

Amendment, 131.

Negatived, 136.

Cox, Mr. Thomas:

Continuance in force of provisions relating to control of office development, 101–2.

Works to preserve listed buildings, 173.

D

Divisions:

Amendment of provisions relating to approval of structure plans and local plans etc. by Secretary of State, 65–6, 67–8.

Works to preserve listed buildings, 175–6.

M

Marks, Mr. Kenneth:

Amendment of provisions relating to approval of structure plans and local plans etc. by Secretary of State, 35–8, 41, 65–6.

Amendment, 35.

Negatived, 67.

Control of demolition in conservation areas in England and Wales, 111–12, 125–6.

Grants and loans for preservation or enhancement of character or appearance of conservation areas, 153.

Provision for joint surveys, reports and structure plans, 9–10.

O

Oakes, Mr. Gordon:

Amendment of provisions relating to approval of structure plans and local plans etc. by Secretary of State, 28–30, 31, 67–9, 71–2.

Amendment, 67.

Negatived, 70.

Continuance in force of provisions relating to control of office development, 105–8.

Control of demolition in conservation areas in England and Wales, 108, 109–11, 121, 126–7, 128, 130, 133–5.

Amendment, 108.

Withdrawn, 128.

Provision for joint surveys, reports and structure plans, 8–9.

Provision for withdrawal of structure plans, and as to effect of steps taken in connection with plans withdrawn or not submitted, 13, 14, 16–17.

Provisions as to control of demolition in conservation areas in England and Wales, 185–6.

Amendment, 185.

Agreed to, 187.

Works to preserve listed buildings, 160–2, 170–1, 174–6.

P

Page, Mr. Graham, Minister for Local Government and Development:

Amendment of provisions relating to approval of structure plans and local plans etc. by Secretary of State, 18–19, 22–3, 25–6, 27, 31–3, 34, 55–62, 63, 64, 69–71, 72, 76–8, 79–80.

Amendments, 18, 70.

Agreed to, 23, 72.

Amendment of provisions relating to alteration of structure plans, 183–5.

Amendment of provisions relating to control office development, 181–2.

Amendments as respects Greater London and neighbouring areas, 89, 90–2, 96, 97–8.

Amendments as respects planning for London. 2R Motion, 157.

Chairman, Thanks to, 194–5.

Continuance in force of provisions relating to control of office development, 102–5.

Control of demolition in conservation areas in England and Wales, 118–22, 123, 127, 128, 129–30, 131, 132–3, 134, 135–6, 137–8, 142, 144, 145.

Amendments, 131, 145.

Agreed to, 131, 145.

Control of demolition in conservation areas in Scotland, 145.

Amendment, 145.

Made, 145.

Grants and loans for preservation or enhancement of character or appearance of conservation areas, 2R Motion, 147–50, 153–6.

Minimum compensation in case of building deliberately left derelict, 2R Motion, 177–9.

Provision for joint surveys, reports and structure plans, 4–6, 10–12.

Provision for withdrawal of structure plans, and as to effect of steps taken in connection with plans withdrawn or not submitted, 13–14, 16.

Provisions as to control of demolition in conservation areas in England and Wales, 186–7.

Short title, citation, commencement and extent, 146.

Amendments, 146.

Agreed to, 146.

Works to preserve listed buildings, 168–70, 171.

S

Schedule 1:

(Amendment of Schedule 4 to Act of 1971): 185. Question that Schedule be the First Schedule to the Bill, 185; Negatived, 185.

Schedule 2:

(Provisions as to control of demolition in conservation areas in England and Wales): 185–7. Amendment, 185–7. Agreed to, 187. Schedule, as amended, agreed to, 187.

Schedule 3:

Agreed to, 187.

Schedule, New:

(Replacement for Schedule 4 to Act of 1971): 187–94.

Brought up and 1R*, 187–94; 2R* and added to the Bill, 194.

Schedules, New, No. 4:

(Surveys and development plans in Greater London): 80.

Silkin, Mr. John:

Amendment of provisions relating to approval of structure plans and local plans etc. by Secretary of State, 19–21, 23–5, 26–7, 33–5, 42–6, 47–8, 49, 53–4, 62–5.

Amendment, 23.

Withdrawn, 35.

Amendments as respects Greater London and neighbouring areas, 89, 90.

Chairman, Thanks to, 195.

Continuance in force of provisions relating to control of office development, 100–1.

Control of demolition in conservation areas in England and Wales, 109, 115, 116–18, 124, 127–8, 143, 144–5.

Minimum compensation in case of building deliberately left derelict, 178, 179.

Provision for joint surveys, reports and structure plans, 6–8, 10.

Provision for withdrawal of structure plans, and as to effect of steps taken in connection with plans withdrawn or not submitted, 13, 14–15.

Works to preserve listed buildings, 164, 166–8.

T

Title:

Amendment, 194.

Made, 194.

W

Walker-Smith, Sir Derek:

Amendment of provisions relating to approval of structure plans and local plans etc. by Secretary of State, 21–2, 27–8, 33, 41, 44, 49–53, 54, 72–5.

Provision for withdrawal of structure plans, and as to effect of steps taken in connection with plans withdrawn or not submitted, 15–16, 17.

Works to preserve listed buildings, 163–6, 167, 173.

NATIONAL INSURANCE BILL

Standing Committee D

B

Bidwell, Mr. Sydney:

Attendance allowances, 327.

Commencement and transitory provisions, 467–73.

Amendment, 467.

Negatived, 480.

Contributions under National Insurance Act 1965, 346–7, 354–5.

Exhaustion of benefit, 437–9, 440.

Finality of decision, 418.

Maternity Grant and Death Grant, 461–2.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 121, 161–70, 177, 184, 208, 233, 257–68, 269–72, 276–7, 278–9, 287, 294–8.

Amendment, 257.

Negatived, 298.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith, 13, 31, 44–8, 49, 68, 90, 92–5, 99.

Boscawen, Mr. Robert:

Attendance allowances, 327.

Exhaustion of benefit, 453.

Maternity Grant and Death Grant, 465–6.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965. 118–19, 120, 125, 126, 156–61, 185–6, 193, 194, 283, 296.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith, 50–3, 74, 98, 103.

Bill:

To be reported, without Amendment, 487.

C

Castle, Mrs. Barbara:

Attendance allowances, 299–304, 305–10, 311–14, 317–18, 327–34, 336.

Chairman, Thanks to, 488.

Commencement and transitory provisions, 475–9.

Committee Sittings, 3, 4.

Disqualification, 457.

Finality of decisions, 356, 357–8, 359–74, 375, 376–7, 387–8, 390, 391, 392, 395–6, 397–8, 401–7, 414–15, 416, 419–20.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 1 to National Insurance Act 1965, 467.

Amendment, 467.

Negatived, 467.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 206–7, 209, 212, 213, 214, 221, 240, 243, 244–50, 251–6.

Amendments, 255, 257.

Negatived, 256, 258.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith, 5–16, 24, 34, 96, 100–1, 106, 107–10, 111–14.

Amendment, 5.

Negatived, 84.

Chairman:

Committee Procedure:

Adequate notice to be given of Amendments, 4.

Amendments:

Discussing of together, 5, 87, 115–17, 131–3, 173–5, 223–5, 479.

Discussing together with New Clause, 458.

Selection of, 43.

Clauses, discussing of together, 357, 401.

In order to table Amendments, 240, 243.

Interventions are meant to be interventions and should be brief, 205.

Interventions not to go on at too great length, 82.

Matter not within the responsibility of the Minister, 418.

Member, Members:

Not to go fully into arguments which might or might not be advanced in rebuttal before the Minister has had a chance to put them, 152, 153.

To stick to the terms of the Amendment, 14, 15, 28–9, 103–4, 124, 125, 192, 268, 472.

To try to stick strictly to the terms of the Clause, 439–40.

Not appropriate to discuss future legislation which is not now before the House, 283.

Reading of newspapers in the Committee

is not allowed, 476.

Unwise to discuss a case which may possibly come before the courts, 413.

Thanks to, 487–8.

Clause 1:

(Weekly rales of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith): 5–116.

Amendments, 5–114.

Negatived, 84, 86, 114.

Clause ordered to stand part of the Bill, 115.

Clause 2:

(Attendance allowances): 299–339.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 299–339; Agreed to. 339.

Clause 3:

(Contributions under National Insurance Act 1965): 339–56.

Amendment, 339–48.

Negatived, 348.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 349–56; Agreed to, 356.

Clause 4:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 356.

Clause 5:

(Finality of decisions): 356–422.

Question that Clause stand part of the Bill, 356–422; Agreed to, 421.

Clauses 6 to 8:

Ordered to stand part of the Bill, 421.

Clauses, New, No. 1:

(Amendment of National Insurance Act 1971): 421–30.

Brought up and 1R*, 421; 2R negatived, 421–30.

Clauses, New, No. 3:

(Exhaustion of benefit): 429–58.

Brought up and IR*, 429; 2R negatived, 429–58.

Clauses, New, No. 4:

(Disqualification): 457.

Brought up and 1R*, 457.

Clauses, New, No. 5:

(Finding of fact to be conclusive): 357.

Clauses, New, No. 6:

(Decision on origin of injury or disability): 357.

Clauses, New, No. 7:

(Maternity Grant and Death Grant): 457–66.

Brought up and 1R*, 457–8; 2R Motion and Clause, by leave, withdrawn, 458–66.

Committee:

Composition, 1–2.

Members attending, 41–2, 85–6, 129–30, 171–2, 221–2, 271–2, 313–14, 355–6, 399–400, 445–6, 489–90.

Sittings, 3–4.

Cormack, Mr. Patrick:

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3

to National Insurance Act 1965, 164, 228.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith, 87, 90.

D

Dean, Mr. Paul, Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Security:

Amendment of National Insurance Act 1971, 425–6, 427–8.

Attendance allowances, 304–5, 315–17, 318–22, 323, 334–9.

Chairman, Thanks to, 487–8.

Commencement and transitory provisions, 469, 473–5, 477, 483–5, 486.

Committee Sittings, 4.

Contributions under National Insurance Act 1965, 343–6, 347–8, 355–6.

Exhaustion of benefit, 439, 449–52, 458.

Finality of decisions, 358, 366, 382, 386–7, 388–90, 391–5, 396–7, 412–14, 415, 416–18, 420–2.

Maternity Grant and Death Grant, 462–3, 465.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 118, 120, 121, 201–5, 206, 207–9, 210–11, 212–13, 214–15, 217, 218, 220, 231, 250–1, 275, 278, 279, 280–2, 283–4, 285, 287.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith, 20–5, 29, 30, 33, 34, 35, 62, 71–8, 79, 84, 95–100, 101, 106–7, 110, 112.

Divisions:

Amendment of National Insurance Act 1971, 429–30.

Commencement and transitory provisions, 479–80, 487–8.

Contributions under National Insurance Act 1965, 347–8, 421–2.

Exhaustion of benefit, 457–8.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 255–6, 257–8, 297–8.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 1 to National Insurance Act 1965, 465–6, 467–8.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith, 83–6, 113–16.

F

Fortescuc, Mr. Tim:

Contributions under National Insurance Act 1965, 350.

Finality of decisions, 382.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 164.

H

Hamilton, Mr. William:

Finality of decision, 407–12.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 201, 209, 211, 214, 216, 217–20, 221, 225–30, 236.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith, 25–8, 29–31, 39, 63, 64, 72, 78, 79–84, 98, 101–3, 105.

J

Jones, Mr. Alec:

Commencement and transitory provisions, 469, 479–83.

Amendment, 479.

Negatived, 488.

Committee Sittings, 3.

Exhaustion of benefit, 440–4, 447–9.

Finality of decisions, 378–81.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 181, 182–4, 185, 186–99, 212, 214, 273–6, 277–8, 285.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith, 18–20, 53–8, 74, 79.

L

Lamont, Mr. Norman:

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 204, 232–3, 234–7, 238–9, 241–2.

M

McCrindle, Mr. R. A.:

Attendance allowances, 301.

Finality of decisions, 397.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 126, 148, 175, 176–80, 181–2.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith, 69, 82, 90.

Madel, Mr. David:

Attendance allowances, 310, 311, 322.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 124, 125, 184, 199–201.

Marsden, Mr. Frank:

Contributions under National Insurance Act 1965, 351.

Exhaustion of benefit, 458.

Finality of decisions, 377–8, 380, 396.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 136, 175–6, 180, 181, 185, 248, 282–3, 289.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith 39, 43–4, 51, 99.

Meacher, Mr. Michael:

Attendance allowances, 323–6, 337.

Exhausion of benefit, 2R Motion, 429–37.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 115, 117–18, 119–20, 121–4, 125, 126–30, 133–52, 153, 154–6, 157, 159, 194, 202, 204, 205–6, 208, 210, 230–1, 237–8, 239.

Amendment, 115.

Negatived, 256.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith, 31–3, 34, 35–42, 104–6.

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O'Malley, Mr. Brian:

Amendment of National Insurance Act 1971, 2R Motion, 421–5, 426–7, 428.

Commencement and transitory provisions, 485–8.

Contributions under National Insurance Act 1965, 339–43, 345, 347, 348, 349–54.

Amendment, 339.

Negatived, 348.

Exhaustion of benefit, 452–7.

Finality of decisions, 381–6.

Maternity Grant and Death Grant, 2R Motion, 458–61, 464–5, 466.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 119, 152–4, 179, 180–1, 192, 275, 279–80, 288–94.

Amendment, 297.

Negatived, 298.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 1 to National Insurance Act 1965, 466.

Amendment, 466.

Negatived, 466.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith, 35, 49–50, 57, 58–62, 63–4, 65–71, 76, 87–92, 97, 112.

Amendments, 85, 87.

Negatived, 86, 114.

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Pike, Miss Mervyn:

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 216.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965 construed therewith, 16–18.

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Schedule 1:

(Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965): 115–298.

Amendment, 115–298.

Negatived, 256, 257, 298.

Schedule, agreed to, 298.

Schedule 2:

Agreed to, 466.

Schedule 3:

(Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 1 to National Insurance Act 1965): 466–8.

Amendments, 466–8.

Negatived, 466, 468.

Schedule agreed to, 467.

Schedule 4:

(Commencement and transitory provisions): 467–88.

Amendments, 467–88.

Negatived, 480, 488.

Schedule, agreed to, 487.

Schedules 5 and 6:

Agreed to, 487.

Stuttaford, Dr. Tom:

Attendance allowances, 311, 322–3, 326–7, 338

Finality' of decisions, 374–6, 377, 390, 393, 394, 418–19.

Provisions to be substituted in Schedule 3 to National Insurance Act 1965, 285–8.

Weekly rates of benefits under National Insurance Act 1965, 48–9, 50, 55, 64–5.